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Visiting Hound seeks EV/LES Restaurant for eating alone, no reservation...tonight!

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peterme Oct 19, 2010 12:37 PM

It's my last night in town. I'm thinking of heading to the Summit Bar for a cocktail. But I need something to eat. So I figured eating in the East Village or Lower East Side. I'm alone, so a place that's comfortable with a book. And, naturally, one that doesn't require reservations.

I will eat pretty much anything, as long as it's good. (pan-ethnic, mild to spicy, can even throw down a decent amount of cash.)

  1. sgordon Oct 20, 2010 11:03 AM

    2nd the Momofukus & Hearth. Further South there's Frankie's 17 for rustic Italian, JoeDoe for hearty American, or grab a bar seat at WD-50 for something a bit more memorable.

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    WD-50
    50 Clinton Street, New York, NY 10002

    JoeDoe
    45 East 1st Street, New York, NY 10003

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      kathryn Oct 19, 2010 02:34 PM

      Kanoyama's sushi bar, bar at Prune, perhaps Degustation, the bar at Hearth, Momofuku Noodle, Momofuku Ssam, are all solo diner friendly.

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      Momofuku Ssam Bar
      207 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003

      Kanoyama
      175 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003

      Momofuku Noodle Bar
      171 1st Ave, New York, NY 10003

      1. princeofpork Oct 19, 2010 02:03 PM

        Go with Little Giant. the food is outstanding, the atmosphere quiet and comfortable and right in the hood you are looking for.

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        Little Giant
        85 Orchard Street, New York, NY 10002

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